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Nine students named Merit Scholars

Nine students named Merit Scholars

Fernando Rosas

September 29, 2017


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Nine seniors have qualified as semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship this year. Seniors Sydney Cabana, Savvas Ferekides, Madison Forbis, Karen Gonzalez-Videla, Isabelle Hall, Chase Memmer, Wilson Morse, Varun Puri and Michael Strobl are those nine semifinalists. What it is The National Mer...

Has world peace progressed since WWII?

Has world peace progressed since WWII?

Mia Perez

September 21, 2017


Filed under Life, Top Stories

Named International Day of Peace in 1981 by the United Nations, Sept. 21 is celebrated every year as a day to commit to peace. When thinking of world peace, the question of whether we have progressed in it comes up. We asked students if the world has and how we can progress it even more.

Senior pictures are being taken on campus this week

Senior pictures are being taken on campus this week

Juliana Lechner

August 23, 2017


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Over the next three days, 382 students are scheduled to filter through room 506 to pose for their senior pictures. While appointments were available throughout the summer, appointments are still booked across the entire schedule. However, in the first day of senior pictures alone on Tuesday, 67...

You may not release all seniors

You may not release all seniors

Haley Mueller, Staff

August 23, 2017


Filed under Life, News

Until the sharp echo of the audible bell, the halls are completely silent. Neither a footstep nor the drop of a pen is heard. An unusual circumstance for the halls of Hillsborough High, where before seniors had the privilege to flood the halls prior to the bell sound just after announcements were made....

How To: Make your own solar eclipse viewer

How To: Make your own solar eclipse viewer

Mercy Tsay

August 18, 2017


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August 21st a solar eclipse will occur at around 1pm to 4pm. Be prepared to see it with this do it yourself eclipse viewer. Remember looking at the solar eclipse without eclipse glasses or viewers will damage your eyesight. This viewer is used with your back facing the eclipse. Look through the non-covered...

Band previews show for parents

Band previews show for parents

Mercy Tsay

August 12, 2017


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Soggy shoes and wet hair fill the band room early on Saturday to begin their final practice before their first showcase. Their theme for this year is The Black Parade, during this showcase they would show the opening of their 2017 show, Famous Last Words. Between the performances Mike Lebrias, the...

Students welcomed back at Open House

Students welcomed back at Open House

Katie Delk

August 10, 2017


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Despite the rain and inclement weather, the halls were bustling with students heading to their classes. On August 8, the Big Red opened their doors to new and returning students and their families. The halls were packed with intramural clubs and teams aiming to introduce their values. To start...

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